Purnea: In large-scale raids conducted in a red-light area of Purnea district, eight minor girls were rescued while 45 women and five men arrested on the charge of being associated with flesh trade, police said yesterday.
Raids were conducted in a series of houses in areas near Katihar More since yesterday, Superintendent of Police Ajit Kumar Satyarthi said.
The men and women arrested under the Immoral Trafficking Act were sent to jail.
The eight minors rescued were sent to remand homes, Satyarthi said.
Courtesy: India TV